Town of Canmore

Environmental Advisory Review Committee (EARC)

EARC’s duties include providing advice to Council about environmental initiatives and policies related to the Town of Canmore. EARC also advises Council about public awareness and understanding of particular environmental issues that may arise. Finally, Environmental Impact Statements and Environmental Impact Assessments may be reviewed by EARC with a report of EARC’s findings presented to Council.

This Committee also oversees a set of environmental initiatives that involve the community in environmental stewardship. The goal is to help move Canmore towards a more sustainable future with less negative impact on the environment.

pdf Environmental Advisory Review Committee Bylaw 40-98 (195 KB)

The committee typically meets the first Monday of each month, as necessary. Meeting dates, times, and locations will be advertised on this calendar with a minimum 24 hours notice. Meeting are held in public.

The committee consists of a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 7 public members and 1 member of council. Committee members are appointed by Council in late October every year for a term not to exceed 2 years. Current members are:

Public Members
Richard Daniel
Dominique Lagloire-Galipeau
Sari Ohsada
Bob Raina
Karena Thieme
Julie Ulan
Ralph Walicki 

Council Representative
Councillor Esme Comfort

Biosphere Institute of the Bow Valley Liaison
Cheryl Hojnowski

For more information contact the Committee Liaison at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..




EARC Minutes & Agendas

Meeting Documents

DateEARC MinutesEARC Agendas
Aug 19, 2020 - Agenda
Mar 09, 2020MinutesAgenda
Jan 06, 2020MinutesAgenda
Nov 12, 2019MinutesAgenda
Aug 12, 2019MinutesAgenda
May 13, 2019MinutesAgenda
Mar 12, 2019MinutesAgenda
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